Godfrey steps down as Southwest DeKalb head coach

William “Buck” Godfrey has resigned as head football coach of the Southwest DeKalb football team after 30 seasons. Godfrey made the announcement at the Panthers’ award banquet on Feb. 9, according to reports. Godfrey, who has 273 wins under his belt as head coach, won the 1995 Class AAAA Georgia High School Association state championship […]

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Southwest DeKalb wins Area 6-AAAAA title

The Southwest DeKalb Panthers were the only DeKalb County team to win a traditional area wrestling title as they took the Area 6-AAAAA title over Lakeside at Dunwoody High School on Feb. 2. Despite no other team titles, DeKalb is sending 101 wrestlers on to the State Sectionals in the final step for qualifying for […]

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Cedar Grove bounces back after rebuilding season

The Cedar Grove boys basketball team finished the 2011-2012 season with a 4-14 record. Some would consider that a losing season, but head coach James Martin didn’t. “We didn’t look at it as being horrible,” he said. “We looked at it as a part of our development.” After the down season, the Cedar Grove Saints […]

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Miller Grove wins battle of AAAA top teams over Mays

Four Miller Grove Wolverines hit double figures and the No. 1 ranked team in Class AAAAA downed No. 2 ranked Mays 64-49 to seal the No. 1 seed in the 6B-AAAAA sub region on senior and alumni night at Miller Grove. Miller Grove (21-3) dominated by pulling down 34 rebounds to 20 by the Mays […]

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New York Jets receiver and Miller Grove alum Stephen Hill was honored Feb. 1 with a jersey retirement ceremony. Photos by Travis Hudgons

Hill honored at Homecoming

  Former Miller Grove football, basketball and track star and current New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill was honored Feb. 1, at halftime of the Miller Grove/Mays game. Both his basketball and football jerseys were retired during Miller Grove’s senior night activities. “I’m happy to be here and support these guys,” Hill said. He […]

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Chamblee ends Lakeside’s nine year reign

The Chamblee Bulldogs won the 2013 DeKalb County Boys’ Swimming and Diving Championships 263-212 over the Lakeside Vikings, bringing an end to the nine-year championship reign by the Vikings at Dynamo Swim Club in Chamblee on Jan. 26. Caleb Wikle got the Bulldogs off to a great start by winning the one meter diving title […]

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DeKalb baseball teams hoping to make a run in the playoffs this season

  Opening day for the 2013 DeKalb County baseball season is Feb. 16 and some of DeKalb’s top baseball programs have high expectations of having success in the postseason. Last season, four teams from DeKalb — Arabia Mountain, Chamblee, Dunwoody and Redan — reached the playoffs and all lost in the first round. The last […]

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Marist rallies to pass Southwest DeKalb for DeKalb County wrestling title

The Marist War Eagles swept the final three championship matches to get past Southwest DeKalb 223-210 to win the 2013 William S. Venable DeKalb County Wrestling Championship at Tucker High School on Jan. 26. Wins by Kenneth Brinson in the 195-pound division, Jack Trainor in the 220-pound division and Steven Wallace in the 285 division […]

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